Check Point Advisories

Microsoft XML Core Services Information Disclosure (MS17-022: CVE-2017-0022)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0091
Date Published: 14 Mar 2017
Severity: High
Last Updated: 10 May 2017
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-022
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-0022
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Windows Vista
Windows Server 2008
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT 8.1
Windows 10
Windows Server 2016
Server Core installation
Vulnerability Description An information vulnerability exists in Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML). The vulnerability is caused when MSXML improperly handles objects in memory. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing the target user to open a specially crafted website.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS17-022

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update.For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft XML Core Services Information Disclosure (MS17-022: CVE-2017-0022) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft XML Core Services Information Disclosure (MS17-022: CVE-2017-0022)

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